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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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March 29, 2019
  • An estimated 37 million US adults (15%) have chronic kidney disease, but most don’t know they have it.
  • Managing blood sugar levels and blood pressure helps protect kidneys; about 1 in 3 adults with diabetes and 1 in 5 with high blood pressure may have chronic kidney disease.  
  • You can use resources from CDC’s Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative to raise awareness and promote testing in people at risk.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: March 29, 2019